FBISD students earn UIL One-Act Play and Theatrical Design awards

FBISD UIL State Theatrical Design medalists (from left) Karina Medina and Maddi Mays are pictured with FBISD Theatre/Dance Coordinator Phillip Taylor.

FBISD UIL State Theatrical Design medalists (from left) Karina Medina and Maddi Mays are pictured with FBISD Theatre/Dance Coordinator Phillip Taylor.

Fort Bend ISD theatre departments and students were named winners in recent competitions, demonstrating students’ talents and skills in theatrical performance and design.

All 11 FBISD high school theatre departments competed in the UIL One-Act Play Contest. Elkins and Ridge Point high schools advanced to the regional finals, placing among the top 24 schools in the state.

Elkins received five acting awards, including best actor of the region (out of 60 5A schools).

The school’s One-Act Play was also selected as the alternate advancing play in the UIL State Meet, placing them in the top 12 schools in the state.

Ridge Point High School’s theatre department was named a regional finalist at the competition.

In the UIL Theatrical Design Contest, four FBISD students representing two schools were selected as state finalists for designs they created based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

Their entries were displayed at Bass Concert Hall on the University of Texas at Austin campus during the contest.

The state finalists include:

Austin High School – Sarah Hakam, state finalist in costuming; and Chidrea Azubike, state finalist, costuming.

Travis High School – Maddi Mays, state champion, costuming; and Karina Medina, 4th place, hair and makeup.

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